| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:06 PM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto and his family pleaded for the public's help Tuesday in the shooting death of their father, Joseph Gatto, a well-known artist and retired teacher found shot to death in his Silver Lake home.
Flanked by Los Angeles Mayor Eric...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:15 PM
When a pregnant Raquel Trujillo wrapped up her 12-hour shift at the Los Angeles Police Department on New Year’s Eve, she had no idea New Year’s Day would bring with it one very special delivery.
That’s because she and the baby’s...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:04 AM
A police raid seeking probation violators in the Silver Lake area on Thursday morning was prompted by the continuing search for the killer of an assemblyman’s father, multiple sources told KTLA.
Dozens of officers were targeting ex-convicts with...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:00 PM
A judge will allow a recording of a former Hollywood and banking executive acknowledging he used bath salts to be used only for impeachment purposes in his civil rights trial against Los Angeles police for beating him during an arrest.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:29 AM
A former banking and Hollywood executive testified in court Tuesday that he was not under the influence of bath salts when, as he claims in his use-of-force lawsuit, he was badly beaten during a confrontation with two Los Angeles police officers.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 11:25 AM
A onetime Deutsche Bank executive and former co-chair of Universal Pictures testified in court Wednesday that he had taken bath salts 20 times prior to his run-in with Los Angeles police — but that it did not make him paranoid.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:58 AM
The shooting death of Joseph Gatto, father of Assemblyman Mike Gatto, shocked neighbors and family friends who described him as a friendly, hard-working family man.
He had an Italian charm, they said, always chatty as he walked along the Silver Lake...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:46 PM
In the moments after Assemblyman Mike Gatto learned that his father had been shot to death in a family home in Silver Lake on Wednesday night, the Democrat put in frantic a call to a longtime friend.
Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino, a former...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:00 AM
An autopsy was scheduled Friday for Joseph Gatto, a beloved teacher, artist and the father of a state assemblyman who was found shot to death in his Silver Lake home.
The Los Angeles County coroner's office said the autopsy was scheduled for sometime...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:32 PM
A shocking crime and an innocent victim: Joseph Gatto, a 78-year-old man who by all accounts was beloved and respected, was gunned down in his Silver Lake home this week. His home in the hilly community had been ransacked.
One of his daughters,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:43 AM
A funeral service for Joseph Gatto, father of state Assemblyman Mike Gatto, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 2060 N. Vermont Ave., in Los Feliz.
Joseph Gatto was found shot to death last Wednesday in his Los...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:23 PM
Motorists in Glendale should expect rolling street closures, including San Fernando Road and Grandview Avenue as well as the Golden State (5) and Ventura (134) freeways, from around 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday during President Obama's visit to...